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Date: 2002-02-06 (20:52)
From: Alexander V. Voinov <avv@q...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] syntax foo
Hi All,

Markus Mottl wrote:
> > let*-form, ie. a sequence of bindings, each of which is in the scope of the

I also don't understand (maybe I've read this long ago and forgot the
underlying reasoning) why the burden on distinguishing between 'let' and
'let rec' is laid on the programmer? Can't a parser figure out when a
function is recursive and when not? I believed that in a functional
language all functions are recursive by default.

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